Museum Ideas 2022 Conference
Speakers at Museum Ideas 2022 include Zandra Yeaman, Curator of Discomfort, Hunterian Museum, Glasgow; Dr Ranmalie Jayawardana, Community Participation Lead, International Slavery Museum, Liverpool; Péjú Oshin, Chair of Peckham Platform and Curator: Young People’s Programme, Tate; Esmé Ward, Director, Manchester Museum; and Melanie Keen, Director, Wellcome Collection. The conference will be chaired by Dan Hicks, Professor of Contemporary Archaeology, University of Oxford, and curator, Pitt Rivers Museum
The conference takes place on 6th October at the Museum of London. Over half of tickets have already been reserved. Book your ticket now to explore the ideas shaping the future of museums and to discover how museums can be reimagined as progressive, collaborative, and people-focussed organisations in a time of growing inequality, environmental emergency and political crisis.
Now in its eleventh year, the Museum Ideas conference has welcomed thousands of museum workers from over 30 countries. Each year the conference brings together speakers to share transformative ideas in concise, powerful talks. What unites the conference is the passion, commitment and enthusiasm of contributors along with their desire to share valuable expertise and experience.
“Museum Ideas is the best museum conference. It secures superb, relevant speakers, who cover a rich and wide range of topics. It offers food for thought and feeds the soul with engaging and inspiring conversation, networks and ideas” — Helen Whiteoak, Head of Participation, National Portrait Gallery, London
“A packed programme with a breadth of insight into museums that is not otherwise accessible – diverse and inspiring” — Susan Eskdale, Lead for Community Engagement, Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton
“An impressive conference, expertly curated to bring together voices from across the world. I would highly recommend to colleagues and will definitely attend again in the future” — Laura Crean, Assistant Director, Strategy and Governance, Imperial War Museums